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The psychology of culture shock

Author: Colleen A Ward; Stephen Bochner; Adrian Furnham
Publisher: New York : Routledge, 2001.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Incorporates over a decade of new research and material on coping with the causes and consequences that instigate Culture Shock, which can occur when a person is transported from a familiar to an  Read more...

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Colleen A Ward; Stephen Bochner; Adrian Furnham
ISBN: 0415162343 9780415162340 0415162351 9780415162357
OCLC Number: 232175449
Description: xv, 367 pages ; 24 cm
Contents: List of figures --
List of tables --
Foreword --
Preface --
pt. I. The psychology of intercultural contact --
1. Introduction and overview: Setting the scene --
2. Intercultural contact: Processes and outcomes --
pt. II. Theoretical approaches to 'culture shock' --
3. Culture learning --
4. Stress, coping and adjustment --
5. Social identification theories --
pt. III. Varieties of culture travellers --
6. Tourists --
7. Sojourners: International students --
8. Sojourners: International business people --
9. Immigrants --
10. Refugees --
pt. IV. Applications and conclusions --
11. Culture training --
12. Conclusion --
References --
Author Index --
Subject Index.
Responsibility: Colleen Ward, Stephen Bochner and Adrian Furnham.

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In a world where there are millions of tourists, sojourners, expatriates, immigrants and refugees, it is high time for psychology to pay attention to the culture shock that these individuals are Read more...

 
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